Discusses the ecological problems of land, air, and water pollution in the world today. Includes projects that illustrate these problems and possible solutions to them Topics: Pollution, Environmental protection, Pollution, Ecology, Conservation of natural resources
Four-year-old Lula McLean lived on a plantation overlooking Bull Run Creek. There her family grew wheat, corn, and oats. In July 1861, troops fighting in the newly begun Civil War arrived on the McLeans' front lawn in Manassas, Virginia. The peaceful countryside where Lula often spent time playing with her favorite rag doll became a campsite full of cannon and trenches and tents. Wilmer McLean decided to relocate his family to a tiny village called Appomattox Court House, away from the war and... Topics: McLean family, McLean, Wilmer, 1814-1882
byBartoletti, Susan Campbell; Nivola, Claire A., ill
Relates events of the 1814 Battle of Baltimore as seen through the eyes of twelve-year-old Caroline Pickersgill, who had worked with her family and their servants to sew the enormous flag which waved over Fort McHenry Topics: Pickersgill family, Pickersgill family, Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814, Flags,...